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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J2 Core vs Samsung Galaxy S5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 XSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)05Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
29PointsSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X
Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)vsGalaxy S5 (SM-G900A)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+(front) 5MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core40%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4.8GB available)vs+16GB (10GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+432 PPI96%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.1"2%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 16MP99%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+2800 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.0
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
ModelGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) Single-sim SM-J260MAT&T Galaxy S5 (4G LTE), Samsung Pacific
Country or region available(Latin America)Argentina
(Latin America), Argentina
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018April, 2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A532.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-2
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold, Lavender
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.61W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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